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Publisher's Summary

Meg Hobart has everything: a happy marriage to a handsome, successful husband, a beautiful home in Charlotte, North Carolina, and three wonderful children. But it all comes crashing down around her the day she learns that her husband, James, has been living a lie - and has brought the family to financial ruin.

Penniless and homeless, the Hobarts pack up what little they still possess and leave behind their golden life for good. But it’s not the material things Meg finds herself mourning. Instead, she misses the certainty that she should remain married to James, who has betrayed her trust so thoughtlessly. Worse, she is suddenly very aware of just how spoiled her children have become. Meg wonders what her family has really sacrificed in their pursuit of the American dream.

A frightening twist of fate forces the Hobarts to take refuge with a kind Amish family in Pennsylvania, where they find themselves in a home with no computers, no cell phones, nothing the children consider fashionable or fun. With her uncooperative brood confined to the Amish world of hard work and tradition, their futures entirely uncertain, Meg fears she can never make her family whole again.

Celebrating life’s simplest but most essential values, packed with laughter and tears, this is a story of forgiveness and the power of love. You will never forget the special moment in time that is An Amish Christmas.

©2010 Cynthia Keller (P)2010 Random House Audio

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Good Book

I read several reviews which caused me to pause before purchasing it. But I enjoyed it. It's a good light read.. not real intense.

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Feel good book!

Really enjoyed this book, got into the characters, wanted to give those kids a good spanking! A very warm and heart touching story. Made my house chores go by so quickly I didn't realize I was having to work!
Highly recommend.

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Super!

I loved every minute of this book. The reader is wonderful and the book was so enjoyable.

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Excellent Listen!

I really enjoyed this Christmas story! It was extremely believable and the narrator did an excellent, excellent job narrating the book. I recommend this to anyone wanting to listen to a good Christmas story. Hope there will be many more by Cynthia Keller and narrated by Cassandra Campbell!!!!!

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Astonishing

Loved it. As the story went on, I was pulled in deeper and deeper. Would definitely recommend.

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Reflection

It is a wonderful story about facing adversity and ultimately working thru it for the good of your family. Well written.

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What an awesome story!

A great reminder to all that living simply can be great! highly recommend reading it.

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A Theatrical Reminder of What’s Most Important

I enjoyed the performance of each voice in this wonderful book. There were many important characters and each was quickly identifiable, making the book a most poignant experience. The storyline itself of a family in modern crisis stranded in Amish country, Pennsylvania and how their lives were woven back together brought Christmas joy to my heart.

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Learning How to Be

After losing everything, what is next? This is an amazing and we'll written story of a family who has lost more than everything they owned, and the unexpected path they find themselves on toward something very different. I highly recommend this wonderful book, as an experience you won't soon forget.

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Loved it!!

My emotions were up and down listening to this story unfold. Could not wait to put my earbuds back in to continue the story.